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Rambu Solo – Toraja

Rambu Solo – Toraja

  Rambu Solo is a death ceremony in Toraja, Central Celebes. It is a kind of final homage to the deceased. People carried on the deceased by using a Torajan traditional small house called Tongkonan to the grave in the holes of a cave called Londa. In the ceremony, the deceased relatives made a wooden doll which is resemblant to the deceased. It is said that the doll will resemble the decease...

Mapasilaga Tedong – Toraja

Mapasilaga Tedong – Toraja

Mapasilaga Tedong literally means the act of pitting buffaloes. This tradition is held in Toraja, Central Celebes. Traditional music from a group of women pounding rice in mortars. The tradition is opened by serving grilled pork, cigarettes, and nira water to the buffalo tamer and the guests. Then it is closed by slaughtering the buffaloes called Ma’tinggoro Tedong. 

Lore Lindu National Park

Lore Lindu National Park

Lore Lindu National Park or Balai Besar Taman Nasional Lore Lindu (BBTNLL) in Central Sulawesi has around 1000 Maleo birds (macrocephalon maleo). Maleo is a rare bird that is rumored to only stick to one mate in all its life. This bird was rare in its natural habitat but thanks to the national park, things are seem to be getting better. If you are an animal lover, why not pay them a visit.

Interesting Places and Sites: Central Sulawesi

Interesting Places and Sites: Central Sulawesi

Lore Lindu National Park

Central Sulawesi

Central Sulawesi

Central Sulawesi Province Map Location Homepage Profile Website Government : Palu URL Address http://www.sultengprov.go.id/ Location : 3º 30′ LS – 1º 50′ LU 119º 0′ – 124º 20′ BT Boundary Region North : Sulawesi Sea, Gorontalo Province East : Maluku Province South : South Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi We...